We set sail from Half Moon Bay to Monterey Bay. At over 50 nm it’s our longest single day of sailing to date (on Salt). The day was filled with adventures, wild life sightings, and cruising mishaps. We made it out of Half Moon Bay on schedule just past 8 am. It was nearly dead calm as we motored our way through fishing boats, through the channel and into the open sea. Heading out of Half Moon Bay on our way south to Santa Cruz. We motored for the first five hours — longer than I’d hoped — since the wind was reluctant to to...

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What a glorious day of sailing and wildlife watching. We decided to sleep in until 9 am since the wind wasn’t forecast to pick up until the afternoon (and we had a late night with our new friends on the boat next to us).

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September 23, 2017 the day we (finally!) set sail on the sailing adventure that Allison and I have been dreaming about and planning for since our first date. Literally.

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